Previous Award Recipients

President’s Operational Excellence Awards 2012

Award finalists, guests and company leaders gathered on Nov. 13 in Calgary. Suncor president and CEO Steve Williams set the tone for the evening, saying, “As we move forward on our journey to operational excellence, we must remember to look at how far we’ve come. We’ve made tremendous strides forward and that deserves celebration.”

The 2012 award recipients are:

The President’s Award

The judges chose co-recipients for this award in recognition of the connection and collaboration between these two teams:
  • Sand Dump 8 Planning, Commissioning and Change Management, Oil Sands
  • Major Projects TRO™ Tailings and Water Transfer Projects, Major Projects

Personal and Process Safety

  • Personal Safety Suncor Individual
    Carlos Escandon, EHS manager, Libya, E&P
  • Safety Suncor Team

    Small team
    Focus Observation team, Oil Sands

    Large team
    The judges moved all nominations from the Business Unit/Overall Personal Safety category into the Large Team category and selected these two separate award recipients for Large Team:
    Firebag Safety Enhancement Plan team, Major Projects 
    Refining & Marketing
  • Personal Safety Contractor Individual/Team
    Edmonton Exchanger Group Of Companies, R&M
  • Overall Health and Wellness
    Musculoskeletal Injury (MSI) Prevention team, Firebag, In Situ
  • Overall Process Safety
    Pressure Envelope Integrity Management team, Lubricants, R&M

People

  • Suncor Individual
    Jean-Simon Bourret, engineer, Energy Conservation, Montreal refinery, R&M
  • Suncor Team

    Small team
    Mobile Equipment Training team, Oil Sands

    Large team
    Coarse Tailings Operations, Oil Sands
  • Contractor Individual/Team
    Oil Sands Leadership Initiative (OSLI) Water Treatment Operator team, In Situ
    • Overall People
      Oil Sands Effectiveness and Efficiency team, Oil Sands

    Reliability

    • Suncor Individual
      Jimmy Poulin, production engineer, Montreal refinery, R&M
    • Suncor Team

      Small team
      The judges chose co-recipients for this award in recognition of the exceptional accomplishments of both teams:
      Advanced Process Controls team and Millennium Operations, Oil Sands
      Terra Nova Maintenance Improvement Project team, E&P

      Large team
      Gasoline Benzene Reduction team, Major Projects
    • Contractor Individual/Team
      Ledcor Projects Inc., Major Projects
    • Overall Reliability
      Refining & Product Supply, Edmonton refinery, R&M

    Environment and Sustainability

    • Suncor Individual
      Melanie Boissonneault, process engineer, Montreal refinery, R&M
    • Suncor Team

      Small team
      Suncor-Nalco Wastewater Treatment, Sarnia refinery, R&M

      Large team
      The judges chose co-recipients for this award in recognition of the connection and collaboration between these two teams:
      Sand Dump 8 Planning, Commissioning and Change Management, Oil Sands
      Major Projects TRO™ Tailings and Water Transfer Projects, Major Projects
    • Contractor Individual/Team
      Energy Management System Implementation team, Jacobs, Business Services
    • Overall Environment and Sustainability
      Effort to Achieve Directive 74 Targets in 2011, Oil Sands